WINNIPEG — It will be a sticky and muggy one out there this weekend in southern Manitoba.
The City of Winnipeg is inviting residents to beat the heat by cooling off in civic facilities as temperatures reach the mid-30s over the next few days.
By Gabriele Roy & Alanna Rizza, The Canadian Press
TORONTO – As the temperatures outside get warmer, police say the reported number of cases of voyeurism tend to rise.
Domenic Sinopoli, an inspector with the Toronto police sex crimes unit, says around 60 per cent of all voyeurism cases are reported during the summer.
WINNIPEG — As Baz Luhrmann said, “wear sunscreen.” You’ll need plenty of it this weekend.
Southern Manitoba is being thrown into a bout of multi-day temperatures that will hover around 30°C. Along with the heat will come elevated relative humidity levels, making it feel like closer to the mid-40s.
By The Canadian Press
MONTREAL – Montreal health officials are blaming the heavy heat and humidity for at least six deaths in recent days.
Dr. Mylene Drouin told a news conference today the deaths have been investigated and are linked directly to the heat wave.
By The Canadian Press
One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country.
The Weather Network says the season’s forecast calls for a slightly warmer version of last year’s summer in most parts of Canada.
Much-needed precipitation in southern Manitoba on Friday has allowed for some burning restrictions to be lifted in the southeast part of the province.
From PR 302 to the Ontario border and from the Trans-Canada Highway south to the U.S. border the daytime campfire restrictions have been lifted. Motorized backcountry travel restrictions remain in place.
Winnipeg firefighters have responded to 55 grass and brush fires this year and there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight.
Crews tended to five more significant wildfires on Tuesday on Waverley Street, Huddersfield Place, Laxdal Road, Balgona Road, and Provencher Boulevard.
More travel restrictions have been put into place across Manitoba as dry and windy conditions continue throughout the province and pose a fire risk.
Manitoba Sustainable Development has also cancelled burning permits for the western, eastern and central regions of Manitoba.